Control of synchronization in two-layer power grids.

  title={Control of synchronization in two-layer power grids.},
  author={Carl H. Totz and Simona Olmi and Eckehard Sch{\"o}ll},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  volume={102 2-1},
In this work we suggest modeling the dynamics of power grids in terms of a two-layer network, and we use the Italian high-voltage power grid as a proof-of-principle example. The first layer in our model represents the power grid consisting of generators and consumers, while the second layer represents a dynamic communication network that serves as a controller of the first layer. In particular, the dynamics of the power grid is modeled by the Kuramoto model with inertia, while the communication… 

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